• synonyms

sooty mould


a fungal plant disease characterized by a blackish growth covering the surface of leaves, fruits, etc
any of various fungi, such as species of Meliola or Capnodium, that cause this disease

Nearby words

soothsaying, sooty, sooty blotch, sooty grouse, sooty mold, sooty mould, sooty shearwater, sooty tern, sop, sop up, sop.
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